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Democratic Republic of
São Tomé and Príncipe

República Democrática de
São Tomé e Príncipe
  (Portuguese)
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Unidade, Disciplina, Trabalho" (Portuguese)
"Unity, Discipline, Work"
Anthem: Independência total
Total Independence
Location of  São Tomé and Príncipe  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  São Tomé and Príncipe  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
São Tomé
0°20′N6°44′E / 0.333°N 6.733°E / 0.333; 6.733
Official languagesPortuguese
Recognised regional languages
Demonym
  • São Toméan (Sao Tomean)[1]
  • Santomean
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[2]
 - PresidentManuel Pinto da Costa
 - Prime MinisterPatrice Trovoada
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 - from Portugal12 July 1975 
Area
 - Total1,001 km2 (184th)
386 sq mi
 - Water (%)0
Population
 - 2013 census192,993
 - Density187.17/km2 (69th)
485.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
 - Total$402 million[3]
 - Per capita$2,337[3]
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
 - Total$264 million[3]
 - Per capita$1,535[3]
Gini (2001)50.8[4]
high
HDI (2013)Decrease 0.558[5]
medium ·142nd
CurrencyDobra (STD)
Time zoneUTC(UTC+0)
Drives on theright
Calling code+239
ISO 3166 codeST
Internet TLD.st

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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